8:30am Registration
9:00am Welcoming Speech
9:05am Opening Remarks
9:10am Officiating Speech
9:15am Group Photo
9:20am Getting the Mental Health of Older People into National Policy Agenda
Professor Martin Knapp
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Director, School for Social Care Research, National Institute for Health Research, UK

9:50am Scale of Mood Disorders in Older Chinese and Sustainable Development Goals: Insight from the China Mental Health Survey
Professor Yueqin Huang
Director, Division of Social Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine
Institute of Mental Health
Peking University

10:20am Tea Break
10:50am Productive Ageing and Community Development as a Sustainable Mental Health Solution – The JC JoyAge Model
Professor Terry Lum
Henry G Leung Professor in Social Work and Social Administration
Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU
Director, JC JoyAge
11:20am Panel Discussion
Professor Martin Knapp, Professor Yueqin Huang, Professor Terry Lum, and Dr Gloria Wong (moderator)
12:00pm Lunch

Concurrent Session I:
Consolidating Local Evidence
Moderator: Dr Bridget Tianyin Liu
Effectiveness of the JC JoyAge Stepped Care Model
Dr Bridget Tianyin Liu
Cost-Effectiveness of JC JoyAge
Dr Tracy Lu & Ms Lesley Sze
Effects of Volunteering on Elderly Mental Wellness
Ms Dara Leung & Ms Joyce Sing
Peer support among older persons: Turing left or right?
Dr Jessica Tang

Moderator: Dr Bridget Tianyin Liu

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Concurrent Session II:
Approaches to late life depression: The lessons learnt from the local community services
This session will be conducted in Cantonese.
Moderator: Ms Wai Wai Kwok
Ms Maggie Siu & Dr Joshua Tsoh
Smiley Activation Project
Ms Kit Yu Estelle Wong
JC JoyAge: Jockey Club Holistic Support Project for Elderly Mental Wellness
Ms Kiki Yeung & Ms Man Fong Woo

Moderator: Ms Wai Wai Kwok
Project Manager (Clinical), JC JoyAge

3:00pm Tea Break

Primary Care Nursing Models for Prevention and Management of Depression: Implications on Ageing Care Services

Professor Doris Yu, The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

A Vision for Promoting Mental Wellness in Older Persons: Recovery-based Approach

Professor Samson Tse, Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU

Preventive Strategies for Older Person Mental Health: Current Evidence and Possibilities

Professor Anthony Jorm, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
4:50pm Panel Discussion
Professor Doris Yu, Professor Samson Tse, Professor Anthony Jorm, and Dr Gloria Wong (moderator)
5:30pm Symposium Concludes